Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
upon both sides of the bay. >> the as beat the rangers. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the coliseum in oakland right now where the as are still looking to win their division. elissa, pretty exciting. >> reporter: it is exciting and hopefully they didn't celebrate with too much champagne last night because they have another game today against the rangers if they want to win their division but the as have clinched a spot in the play- offs for the first time in six years, a big win over the texas rangers last night. the score was 4-3 and if you missed that strikeout in the 9th inning, here it is. >> he struck him out! and the oakland athletics -- >> reporter: this was the as fourth straight win in six of seven. more than 2 1,000 fans saw the six-year dry spell finally end. this is really a story about the underdogs coming up ahead. in the clubhouse, corks were flying, champagne flowing. this is a big deal because nobody expected it this year. the team is young. there are 15 rookies on the roster. and many of them actually played key roles in last night's win like pit
Sep 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and it is a's win 5- 2. so, the rangers and angels are playing the second game of a doubleheader. the standings will change if texas loses the a's are a game out. and they host texas for the final 3 games beginning tomorrow night. >>> now, in contrast, the giants, looking like a team waiting to get it started, don't they? 9th inning, in san diego, former padre, goes deep. solo shot to tie the game at 5. that is the first home run given up by san diego closer street, this year. two batters later. there is the second home run he has given up this year. giants score 5 unanswered runs and win 7-5. >>> final day of the ryder cup. rory showed up 10 minutes before his tee time. hello. now, europe won the first five matches just there. phil mickelson by beat win the the last two holes. steve stricter, oh, no, scared the match. he makes the putt. you are up. oh, you can't serious. what an incredible comeback for europe. they win 14.5 to 13.5. europe one 8 of the 12 matches today. an epic collapse by the united states. >> it was of the last night we were talking about oh, americans got it.